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Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Created by:
Broadway Theatre, American, founded 1924  Search this
Subject of:
Cleavant Derricks, American, born 1953  Search this
Loretta Devine, American, born 1949  Search this
Alan Weeks  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 8 3/4 x 6 in. (22.2 x 15.2 cm)
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
May 1986
Playbill from Big Deal. White background with yellow box at top and blue gradiated box below, well dressed man dancing with outstretched arms and a dollar sign for a shadow. [PLAYBILL/THE BROADWAY THEATRE/BIG DEAL] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1986.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Modern dance  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture